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Museum installs sign at iconic Hatch restaurant - A replica of a New Mexico Scenic Historic Marker sign that was once an exhibit prop at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum is now permanently installed in front of Sparkys BBQ and Espresso, the iconic Hatch restaurant. . .
06.20.2019

Museum's first Fiber Fiesta is June 22 - Come enjoy seeing and learning about the beautiful creations that are produced locally by fiber artists at the first Fiber Fiesta on June 22 at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces. Also make plans to . . .
06.10.2019

Artwork added to Peter Hurd exhibit - The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum has added four pieces of artwork to the popular, ongoing exhibit, “Drawn to the Land: Peter Hurd’s New Mexico.” The Hurd artwork, on loan from the El Paso Museum of Art, includes. . .
06.04.2019

Fountain mystery, Oliver Lee trial focus of talk - A legendary New Mexico mystery is the subject of this month’s Culture Series at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum. Historian and author W. Michael Farmer will discuss the trial of rancher Oliver Lee at 7 p.m. on . . .
05.30.2019

Museum's educator receives award - The Mesilla Valley Weavers Guild awarded LuAnn Kilday, the Education Coordinator at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, its “Recognition of Community Service in the Fiber Arts” award on May 21 The Mesilla Valley W. . .
05.22.2019

Museum participates in Blue Star Program - Celebrating the 10th summer of Blue Star Museums, the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families announce that museums nationwide, including New Mexico’s eight state-run museums and Historic Sites under the New Me. . .
05.17.2019

Agenda for board meeting on May 31, 2019 - NEW MEXICO FARM & RANCH HERITAGE MUSEUM GOVERNING BOARD MEETING May 31, 2019 Museum Kitchen Classroom 4100 Dripping Springs Rd, Las Cruces, NM 10:00 AM AGENDA The Mission of the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritag. . .
05.07.2019

Annual Blessing of the Fields is May 15 - The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum will celebrate an old tradition with the annual Blessing of the Fields procession on Wednesday, May 15. Beginning at 10 a.m., the colorful procession around the Museum grounds be. . .
05.01.2019

State Climatologist to discuss climate change - Dave DuBois, the State Climatologist for New Mexico, will talk about climate change in New Mexico and especially its relation to agriculture at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces on May 9. The presen. . .
04.30.2019

Summer Camps 2019 - New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum Summer Camps 2019 Registration begins online at https://friendsnmfarmandranchmuseum.com/for-fam. . .
04.23.2019

New art show features Animals of the Southwest - Dinah Swan's deep appreciation of animals is reflected in her beautiful artwork. Thirty-four of the artist's pastel paintings are featured in the show, "Animals of the Southwest," opening April 12 at the New Mexico Farm & . . .
04.04.2019

NMSU professors use satellites to help farmers with water efficiency - Less than 10 percent of the farms in the Mesilla Valley are reaching their full potential yield due to water inefficiency, according to Dr. Zohrab Samani, foreman professor of water resources at New Mexico State University. . . .
03.27.2019

Museum Director to receive top award for book - The Historical Society of New Mexico is presenting its top publication award to New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum Director Mark Santiago for his book, “A Bad Peace and a Good War: Spain and the Mescalero Apache Uprising. . .
03.19.2019

20th Cowboy Days is March 2-3 - The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces will host its 20th Cowboy Days festival on March 2-3. The fun is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5 for everyone 5 . . .
02.12.2019

Furloughed federal workers receive free admission - New Mexico’s state-run museums and historic sites, including the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces, are offering free admission to furloughed federal employees and their families during the government shut. . .
01.19.2019

Agenda for Feb. 5, 2019 board meeting - NEW MEXICO FARM & RANCH HERITAGE MUSEUM GOVERNING BOARD MEETING February 5, 2019 State Records Center, Archives and State Library Building, Yucca Rm 1209 Camino Carlos Rey, Santa Fe, NM 1:00 PM AGENDA The Missi. . .
01.16.2019

Antique Treasures Show expanded to two days - What is it? What was it used for? How much is it worth? How old is it? How do I preserve it? These questions and more will be answered during a revamped and expanded Antique Treasures Show on Jan. 26-27 at the New Mexico . . .
01.15.2019

Gristmill exhibit opens this month - Visitors to the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces later this month will enjoy learning about the technology, history and importance of gristmills. “Grist for the Mill” opens on Jan. 18. People have u. . .
01.04.2019

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